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Halle Butler Nominated for Five Under 35!

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We’re thrilled to announce that Halle Butler has been named one of the National Book Foundation’s Five Under 35 for her first work, Jillian. 

The award goes to “debut fiction writers… whose work promises to leave a lasting impression on the literary landscape.” We can’t help but agree. Get the full story here and pick up a copy of Jillian in our online store here for only $9.99 on out online store throughout October!

Congratulations, Halle!

"[Jillian] offers up its characters for hatred and ridicule with such energy, obsessive detail and hopelessness that the reader can't help but read on, through exasperating flinches of sympathy and recognition. A novel that reads like rubbernecking or a junk-food binge, compelling a horrified fascination and bleak laughter in the face of outrageously painted everyday sadness."
—Kirkus Reviews

"Butler’s aim is perfect, and her touch deft."
—Publishers Weekly